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Shantu Larma warns of unrest in the hills

Shantu Larma warns of unrest in the hills

-- 2017-12-02 11:54:08

Jyotirindra Bodhipriya Larma, popularly known as Shantu Larma, has warned the Bangladesh government that the hill regions will be engulfed in unrest unless it fully honours the 1997 Chittagong Hill Tr...

Pabna road mishap takes lives of two

Pabna road mishap takes lives of two

-- 2017-12-02 07:42:46

Two people, including a woman, were killed and four others injured when a truck hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Nurpur area on Pabna-Gachhpara road in Sadar upazila on Saturday. The deceased have been...

‘Neighbor’ stabs man dead in Ctg

‘Neighbor’ stabs man dead in Ctg

-- 2017-12-02 04:32:57

A young man was stabbed to death over a previous enmity at Jhaldi in Banshkhali upazila. The deceased was Didarul Alam, 28, son of Najir Ahmed of the village. Abdul Malek, a neighbour of Didarul, ha...

3,500 hectares of land under bean production in Narsingdi district

3,500 hectares of land under bean production in Narsingdi district

-- 2017-12-01 12:41:17

NARSINGDI, Nov 30 (UNB): Bean cultivation has been gaining popularity in the district after a large number of farmers have involved themselves in bean farming considering good profit in low investment...

Malta cultivation expands in Gopalganj

Malta cultivation expands in Gopalganj

Our Correspondent 2017-12-01 12:40:37

GOPALGANJ, Nov 30: Malta cultivation has recently started on commercial basis in Chandradighalia village under Gopalganj Sadar. Mafizur Rahman, a grower of the village, has started farming BARI-1 m...

Aromatic rice farming going on in full swing

Aromatic rice farming going on in full swing

Our correspondent 2017-12-01 12:00:00

Aromatic rice cultivators of Rangpur district are in joyous mood as they have been witnessing a congenial weather condition this year. They are optimistic about attaining a plentiful yield of the prod...

Police rescue missing Natore priest

Police rescue missing Natore priest

-- 2017-12-01 12:00:00

Police have rescued priest and school teacher Father Walter William Rozario from Kadamtoly Bus Terminal in Sylhet, five days after he went missing from Natore. "Father Walter William Rozario, who wen...

GPBS brings 3 50 families under power network in Muksudpur

GPBS brings 3 50 families under power network in Muksudpur

-- 2017-12-01 05:04:29

Gopalganj Palli Bidyut Samity has brought three hundred and fifty families from Krishnapur and Gopalpur villages under electrification network on Friday. A function was held in Gopalpur School field...

Cops arrest Jamaat leader with gunpowder in C’nawabganj

Cops arrest Jamaat leader with gunpowder in C’nawabganj

-- 2017-12-01 03:47:09

Police arrested a leader of Jamaat-e-Islami along with 500 gram gunpowder at Benipur village in Nachole upazila early Friday. The arrestee is Rafiqul Islam, 48, assistant secretary of Nachole Upazila...

Villagers catch Meso tiger in Jessore

Villagers catch Meso tiger in Jessore

-- 2017-12-01 03:39:51

Village people caught a Meso tiger at Tengrali village in Sharsha upazila of the district on Thursday evening. Local people said a group of 10-12 people saw the Meso tiger in a paddy field of the vil...

Dhaka's rail links with north, south back on track

Dhaka's rail links with north, south back on track

-- 2017-12-01 01:33:53

Dhaka's train communications with northern and southern districts have resumed five hours after a freight train derailed in Pabna. Around 6am on Friday, two carriages of the train went off the tracks...

Rail communication with Sylhet resumes

Rail communication with Sylhet resumes

-- 2017-11-30 12:00:00

Train communications of Sylhet with Dhaka and Chittagong were restored after two hours of suspension following derailment of a train near to Bhatera Railway Station in Kulaura upazila on Thursday morn...

Dairy farming, a fortune maker for many in Joypurhat

Dairy farming, a fortune maker for many in Joypurhat

Roving Correspondent 2017-11-30 12:00:00

More than 500 ultra-poor dairy farm owners have become self-reliant in Joypurhat district in recent years. Once in extreme poverty, they are now leading a life of dignity where they no longer have to...

‘Gunfight’ leaves ‘criminal’ dead in Ctg

‘Gunfight’ leaves ‘criminal’ dead in Ctg

-- 2017-11-30 10:47:08

Mohim Uddin alias Mohin, 36, a listed criminal was killed in an alleged gunfight between his cohorts and the members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in port city's Panchlaish area on early Thursday....

Road crash: Mother, daughter among 3 die

Road crash: Mother, daughter among 3 die

-- 2017-11-30 09:10:45

Three people, including a woman and her daughter, were killed in a road accident on Sherpur-Dhunot road in Bogra on Thursday. The deceased were identified as Mitu Begum, 30, wife of Mizanur Rahman of...

College student dies in Noakhali road crash

College student dies in Noakhali road crash

FE Online Desk 2017-11-30 01:31:50

Anisa Anan, 17, a student of Noakhali Government Women College, has been killed and another sustained injuries when the battery-run easy bike in which they were travelling,  collided head on with...

Sreepur Zamindar Bari, an archeological asset, on the verge of ruination

Sreepur Zamindar Bari, an archeological asset, on the verge of ruination

Our Correspondent 2017-11-30 01:02:05

MAGURA, Nov 28: Archeological asset Sreepur Zamindar Bari is now on the verge of ruination for the lack of proper maintenance. History tells during the regime of Baro Bhuiyan Pratapaditya was the kin...

Sand lifting in Jomuneshwari, Atrai rivers threatening  cropland, habitat

Sand lifting in Jomuneshwari, Atrai rivers threatening cropland, habitat

Our Correspondent 2017-11-30 01:01:06

RANGPUR, Nov 29: Mindless sand lifting is going on unabated from Jomuneshwari river at Balapara village of Ikorchali union of Taraganj upazila in Rangpur district, causing serious risk for the river b...

Experts stress farming aromatic rice by applying modern methods

Experts stress farming aromatic rice by applying modern methods

Our Correspondent 2017-11-29 12:00:00

Academics, agriculture scientists and researchers at an event in Sylhet laid emphasis on further research and cultivation of high-value aromatic rice varieties across the country through adopting mode...

Khulna road crash claims two lives

Khulna road crash claims two lives

FE Online Desk 2017-11-29 12:00:00

Two people, including a local Jubo League leader, were killed and three others injured when the private car in which they were travelling, collided head-on with a speedy jute laden truck at Arongghata...

Good market prices delight Sirajganj  T-Aman growers

Good market prices delight Sirajganj T-Aman growers

Roving Correspondent 2017-11-29 01:23:26

SIRAJGANJ, Nov 28:  Hundreds of growers of the district are delighted over the good market price of the newly-harvested T-Aman paddy. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE)...

Bangladeshi dies in BSF firing

Bangladeshi dies in BSF firing

-- 2017-11-28 12:42:01

A Bangladeshi national was gunned down by Border Security Force (BSF) of India at Borogram border point in Kamalpur union under Dinajpur sadar upazila on Monday night. The deceased was identified as...

Patuakhali road mishap kills trucker, helper

Patuakhali road mishap kills trucker, helper

-- 2017-11-28 12:00:00

The driver and his helper of a Barguna-bound vegetable-laden truck were killed when the vehicle plunged into a roadside ditch on Patuakhli-Kolapara road in Patuakhli Sadar upazila on Tuesday morning....

One  dies in shootout with Rajbari police

One dies in shootout with Rajbari police

-- 2017-11-28 12:00:00

A suspected extremist was killed allegedly in an shootout with police in Rajbari’s Sadar Upazila. Police Station SI Kamal Hossain said the shootout happened around 3am on Tuesday in the Upazila...

Mobile court fines traders in Jhenidah

Mobile court fines traders in Jhenidah

-- 2017-11-28 10:30:30

Separate mobile courts fined four LP gas traders to Tk42,500 and three shop owners to Tk 7,500 in the district town. The mobile court led by executive magistrate RaziaAkhter Chowdhury fined while con...

Joypurhat, Nilphamari potato growers happy over market  price as harvest starts

Joypurhat, Nilphamari potato growers happy over market price as harvest starts

Roving Correspondent 2017-11-27 12:47:27

JOYPURHAT, Nov 26:  The potato growers of the district are delighted for good market price this season. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), the marginal farmers of the di...

Impressive profit lures peasants to grow tomato on larger scale

Impressive profit lures peasants to grow tomato on larger scale

Our Correspondent 2017-11-27 12:46:30

RANGPUR, Nov 26: The tomato growers of Rangpur district are expecting an abundant yield of the vegetable during the current season owing to favourable weather condition. Visiting some areas of the di...

Rajshahi housewife ‘kills self’

Rajshahi housewife ‘kills self’

FE Online Desk 2017-11-27 12:35:44

Anjuara Begum, wife of Mansur Rahman, hailing from Mokhmoil village of Rajshahi’s Bagmara upazila, allegedly killed herself by taking poison at her own residence in the village early Monday. Fa...

Mosquito coil triggers fire, killing youth

Mosquito coil triggers fire, killing youth

-- 2017-11-27 12:00:00

A young man who suffered serious burn injuries in a fire at his Debarpar home in Khulshi area of Chittagong on Sunday died at a hospital on Monday morning. Police said the fire, originated from a mos...

Two-crop farming on same land gains popularity in Bogra

Two-crop farming on same land gains popularity in Bogra

Our Correspondent 2017-11-27 09:29:47

BOGRA, Nov 27: Simultaneous farming of two crops on the same land is gaining popularity in the district.According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) office sources, more than 560 hectare...